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Colonial Life Arena

801 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201-3953
+1 803-576-9200
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Great Eagles concert

As far as concert was The Eagles played great. With Vince Gill and Decon Frye. The venue was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Robert O
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Nice place for a concert!

Just saw the legendary Eagles here. Right in the city, easy access and great sound quality... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Melinda M
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801 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201-3953
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"basketball game"
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"stevie nicks"
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"great concert venue"
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"sight lines"
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"sporting events"
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"trans siberian orchestra"
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"great seats"
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"university of south carolina"
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"concessions"
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"graduation"
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"stage"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As far as concert was The Eagles played great. With Vince Gill and Decon Frye. The venue was easy to park and leave for me I have a handicap tag. But if you get there about 45 minutes before concert. The police have not restricted...More

Thank Robert O
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Just saw the legendary Eagles here. Right in the city, easy access and great sound quality! However, the concession stands for beer, wine and water were HORRIBLE. These people were so slow!!!! They had three people, not working with any kind of process. Really need...More

1  Thank Melinda M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never purchased seats in the upper level nor section 224, but I won tickets to comedy show, April 14, 2018. I always purchase tickets in lower level 113, 106 or floor sections on the 1st few rows. Section 224 was terrible, you could...More

Thank Mable E
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

saw keith sweat in concert 3.9.18 with my cousin ray and his gf nadia . concert was great however they don’t sell champagne in there they only had wine but it was ok however concert was great . can’t wait to go back

Thank BiancaLH
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Had good seats. Arena was really nice. Staff was very pleasant.Bathrooms were clean and well stocked.

Thank allyoucando64
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

I was there with friends and we had a great basketball game. Very nice arena to watch a game and a very positive and nice atmosphere. I had a great moment !

Thank Jérémie P
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Went to our first USC Women's Basketball game. Great atmosphere. Enjoyable game. All staff we encountered were nice and appreciative.

Thank PaulBeve
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Bigger inside than it looks, but very easy to navigate. Spotless. Sight lines are excellent, seats are comfortable. Women, leave your purses in the car. Very strict size limitations or see-through purses required.

Thank Allen W
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Colonial Life Arena is adequately situated in the city of Columbia and is just the right size, not too small but also not big enough that you couldn't see the stage/game. The screens are high quality.

2  Thank elleoa
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Colonial Life Arena is the home of the NCAA National Champion Women's Basketball team and NCAA Men's Final 4 Men's Basketball Team. Gamecock Basketball is very exciting at the University of South Carolina. The Colonial Life Arena does offer concerts, truck pulls, graduations, religious events...More

Thank Vicki F
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Laura S
21 January 2017|
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Response from FunTravelingAround | Reviewed this property |
It totally depends on the event. You need to look at how the event is set up for seating.
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Response from Southerntraveler9 | Reviewed this property |
Columbia has it's own major airport and it's about 15-20 min to downtown . It really not bad ? If you want to save some money and don't mind driving , fly into Charlotte NC and drive to Columbia SC ? It's 1.5 hrs from Ct to... More
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